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Newport Beach Film Festival

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Join us April 8th - April 18th, 2021 for the Newport Beach Film Festival’s (NBFF) 22nd Year. Internationally recognized as one of Southern California’s leading film events, we host eight days of 350+ film screenings, 58,000+ attendees, engaging networking opportunities, industry seminars, incredible nightly galas, private receptions, entertainment, and more!

Film, food, industry, and culture in the heart of Newport Beach. Join us for a fantastic and celebratory year!

~ 10 Reasons Why Filmmakers Choose NBFF ~

Scale: Promote your latest project at one of Southern California’s largest film events! Showcasing over 350 films to an audience of 58,000 people each year, NBFF provides a great platform to spread the word about your film!

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Published: 21 May 2020
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Short films



Film Frames International Film Festival,India

Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Call for entries

International Festival

Short film festival

After a success 1st edition of Film Frames International Film Festival 2019, We are happy to announce the 2nd Edition of Film Frames International Film Festival. Which will be held in the Pune City, . It is organized on 1st & 2nd May 2021 to mark the Tribute to Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, the father of Indian cinema , who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe. Its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

In the 1st Edition of FFIFF total 65 + Countries Participating in this festival & FFIFF create a world record for maximum countries participating in debut film festival
Film Frames International Film [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Experimental



Pune, India



 
 
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Published: 21 May 2020
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Celucine

Deadline: 07 Jun 2020

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International Festival

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It is in the air the 8 ˚ Festival Celucine de Micrometragens, of audiovisual content lasting between 30 seconds and 3 minutes, recorded on digital platforms such as cameras of mobile phones, tablets, cameras and digital camera.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Other  Experimental



Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



 
 

 
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Published: 21 May 2020
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Festival Internacional De Cine De Horror Aurora

Deadline: 24 Dec 2020

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International Festival

Short film festival

International horror film festival based in the city of Guanajuato, Mexico. All festival activities are nonprofit.

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Guanajuato, Mexico



 
 
 
 
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Published: 21 May 2020
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CineFem 8

Deadline: 24 Aug 2020

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International Festival

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CineFem, the First International Women's Film Festival of Uruguay, whose first edition was held in Salto (Uruguay) but that from then on was permanently developed in Punta del Este, is a space to reflect on the role of women in cinema and in our society. CineFem, the woman's view.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Punta del Este, Uruguay



 
 
 

 
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Published: 21 May 2020
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Cineminha B

Deadline: 25 Jan 2021

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Cineminha B film festival bids you welcome to our yearly festival in the heart of Salvador, Brazil. Our famous city is known for the warm weather, and delicious typical food. We look forward to seeing your film at our warm, friendly and diverse film festival.

As an international film festival, we accept submissions of all countrys. The selecteds films will be shown during a week's worth of events held in the movie theaters, city's libraries, public school, private schools for interested people, in open sessions, all free.

The intention is to bring together a selection of films from countries around the world and screen them during a week's in the city's libraries.
This edition of the film festival Cineminha na B will be held from March. Press is invited to our event. If you [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Salvador, Brazil



 
 
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Published: 21 May 2020
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18 Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmów Przyrodniczych im. Włodzimierza Puchalskiego

Deadline: 31 Jul 2020

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The 18th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival will take place in Łódź on September 23-27, 2020.

The motto of the upcoming edition is: "BIODIVERSITY IS AN OPPORTUNITY".

The following may participate in the Festival:

1. short (up to 40 minutes) and medium (40 - 70 minutes) films devoted to the nature of Europe, protection of the natural environment, human coexistence with the natural world, and related issues,
2. popular-scientific and scientific films, documentaries, animated, television nature programs, as well as other film forms with a projection time of up to 60 minutes,
3. films made after January 1, 2017, which did not take part in the 17th Włodzimierz Puchalski Intenational Nature Festival in 2017.

We are waiting for films until July 31, 2020.

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Lodz / Łódź, Poland



 

 
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Festival Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre

Deadline: 01 Aug 2020

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Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre (BARS) is an international film festival devoted to the genres of HORROR, science fiction and fantasy.

Born in 2000 to put focus on independent genre film, and since 2004 in the form of a competitive festival.

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Martinez, Argentina



 
 
 
 
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Slamdance Film Festival

Deadline: 01 Oct 2020

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ABOUT SLAMDANCE

The Slamdance Film Festival is a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking that lives and bleeds by its mantra: By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers. Slamdance has created a track record for showcasing breakthrough artists that is beyond dispute. Filmmakers who first presented their work at the festival are now amongst the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Alumni who have shown their early short films and debut features at Slamdance include Rian Johnson (Knives Out), Ari Aster (Midsommar), Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love and Basketball), The Russo Brothers (Avengers: Endgame), Bong Joon Ho (Parasite), Lena Dunham (Girls), Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians), Lynn Shelton (Little Fires Everywhere) and Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk).

"Of all the Sundance myths that [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Los Angeles, United States



 
 
 

 
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CINETORO EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline: 20 Jul 2020

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International Festival

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Our Filmfestival is the pioneering space, in the exhibition of experimental content in cinema, which seeks to show excellence and innovation in the independent production of the film world. Celebrate aesthetic diversity, new narratives, and new media and formats; a program that reveals the complexity of social, cultural and artistic phenomena. We understand "experimental cinema, like cinema that originates from the visual arts". A divergent cinema, that vanishes the boundaries with art, emphasizing the experimental modes of creation; enhancing the alternative creative processes that prefer beauty to business, language to industry, the aesthetic importance to the number of spectators and the formation of the public to the show.
We are open to new forms, new media, audiovisual [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Toro, Colombia



 
 
 
 
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Mecal Pro, 23º Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Y Animación De Barcelona

Deadline: 15 Dec 2020

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GOYA Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, will celebrate its 23rd edition. With more than 5,000 short films submitted annually, Mecal has become one of the most important festivals of its field in Spain. Due to its international scope and quality programming, Mecal regularly benefits from grants awarded by various Spanish public cultural institutions.

Mecal is strongly committed to promoting the exhibition and dissemination of audiovisual creations in the short format, not only with the public, but also in having creators and distributors meet through different activities. Mecal is also devoted to foster emerging talent, by holding events and awards specially aimed at young creators. In this sense, it also works as a short film dissemination [...]

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Barcelona, Spain